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Explore new wine-producing regions while improving your tasting techniques!
This avant-garde training is for wine professionals who want to deepen their knowledge of techniques to taste and evaluate wines and spirits from around the world.
Designed by London’s Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®), the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines program employs a systematic tasting approach to describe, evaluate and recommend wines to hotel and restaurant clients. Classes are taught in English at the ITHQ, in Montreal.
Upon completing the course, students may write the exam to receive their WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines certificate, which brings candidates one step closer to being accepted to the Master of Wine (MW) program, the most prestigious certification in the wine industry.
General course content:
This level provides detailed analyses of the principal wines and spirits of the world. In each course, students will benefit from in-depth wine tastings, thereby learning to identify product style and quality.
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You must meet the following criteria :
|Québec residents||Candidats Canadian students living outside Québec||International students|
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$6 per semester
$6 per semester
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Tuition fees are payable for each term of the program, and are refundable, minus a 25% administrative fee, provided that students cancel their registration before the first day of the term. No refunds will be granted after this date. The ITHQ reserves the right to cancel a course or program due to insufficient enrolment. In such cases, application and tuition fees are refunded.
Scholarship for sommelier training:
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®), in collaboration with the International Wine Challenge (IWC) offers students the opportunity to apply for a scholarship covering up to 20% of their tuition fees. However, to be eligible for the scholarship, students must be registered in the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines program, and must have successfully completed the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines program.
Consult the application form (1.2 MB) for more information on this program.
Various Canadian banks offer a student line of credit service for candidates admitted to this program.